Brazil- Scientific Abstracts

Thanks to researchers in Brazil for their valuable contributions to the science surrounding Lyme disease.

1.  Antagonistic Interplay between MicroRNA-155 and IL-10 during LymeCarditis and Arthritis.

Lochhead RB, Zachary JF, Dalla Rosa L, Ma Y, Weis JH, O'Connell RM, Weis JJ.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 7;10(8):e0135142. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135142. eCollection 2015.


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Interaction of spirochetes with the host fibrinolytic system and potential roles in pathogenesis.

Vieira ML, Nascimento AL.

Crit Rev Microbiol. 2015 Apr 27:1-15. [Epub ahead of print]


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Nanoscopic Localization of Surface-Exposed Antigens of Borrelia burgdorferi.

Lemgruber L, Sant'Anna C, Griffths C, Abud Y, Mhlanga M, Wallich R, Frischknecht F.

Microsc Microanal. 2015 Jun;21(3):680-8. doi: 10.1017/S1431927615000318. Epub 2015 Mar 5.


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Chronic lymphomonocytic meningoencephalitis, oligoarthritis and erythema nodosum: report of Baggio-Yoshinari syndrome of long and relapsing evolution.

Rosa Neto NS, Gauditano G, Yoshinari NH.

Rev Bras Reumatol. 2014 Mar-Apr;54(2):148-51. English, Portuguese. 

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First record of Borrelia burgdorferi B31 strain in Dermacentor nitens ticks in the northern region of Parana (Brazil).

Gonçalves DD, Carreira T, Nunes M, Benitez A, Lopes-Mori FM, Vidotto O, de Freitas JC, Vieira ML.

Braz J Microbiol. 2014 Jan 15;44(3):883-7. eCollection 2013.

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Zoonoses in humans from small rural properties in Jataizinho, Parana, Brazil.

Gonçalves DD, Benitez A, Lopes-Mori FM, Alves LA, Freire RL, Navarro IT, Santana MA, Dos Santos LR, Carreira T, Vieira ML, de Freitas JC.

Braz J Microbiol. 2013 Apr 5;44(1):125-31. doi: 10.1590/S1517-83822013005000011. eCollection 2013.

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Chronic unremitting headache associated with Lyme disease-like illness.

Kowacs PA, Martins RT, Piovesan EJ, Pinto MC, Yoshinari NH.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2013 Jul;71(7):470-3. doi: 10.1590/0004-282X20130064.

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Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infecting ticks of the Ixodes ricinus complex in Uruguay: first report for the Southern Hemisphere.

Barbieri AM, Venzal JM, Marcili A, Almeida AP, González EM, Labruna MB.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2013 Mar;13(3):147-53. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2012.1102. Epub 2013 Feb 12.


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Lyme disease in the state of Tocantins, Brazil: report of the first cases.

Carranza-Tamayo CO, Costa JN, Bastos WM.

Braz J Infect Dis. 2012 Nov-Dec;16(6):586-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2012.07.013. Epub 2012 Nov 8.

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Seasonal dynamics of Ixodes ricinus on ground level and higher vegetation in a preserved wooded area in southern Europe.

Dantas-Torres F, Otranto D.

Vet Parasitol. 2013 Feb 18;192(1-3):253-8. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.09.034. Epub 2012 Oct 4.


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Amplification of the flgE gene provides evidence for the existence of a Brazilian borreliosis.

Mantovani E, Marangoni RG, Gauditano G, Bonoldi VL, Yoshinari NH.

Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2012 May-Jun;54(3):153-7.

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Plant extracts, isolated phytochemicals, and plant-derived agents which are lethal to arthropod vectors of human tropical diseases--a review.

Pohlit AM, Rezende AR, Lopes Baldin EL, Lopes NP, Neto VF.

Planta Med. 2011 Apr;77(6):618-30. doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1270949. Epub 2011 Mar 22. Review.


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Lyme borreliosis.

Santos M, Haddad Júnior V, Ribeiro-Rodrigues R, Talhari S.

An Bras Dermatol. 2010 Nov-Dec;85(6):930-8. English, Portuguese. 

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Profile of patients with Baggio-Yoshinari Syndrome admitted at "Instituto de Infectologia Emilio Ribas".

Gouveia EA, Alves MF, Mantovani E, Oyafuso LK, Bonoldi VL, Yoshinari NH.

Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2010 Nov-Dec;52(6):297-303.

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Growth, cysts and kinetics of Borrelia garinii (Spirochaetales: Spirochaetacea) in different culture media.

Oliveira Ad, Fonseca AH, Costa CM, Mantovani E, Yoshinari NH.

Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2010 Aug;105(5):717-9.

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Antibodies against cyclic citrullinated peptides in infectious diseases--a systematic review.

Lima I, Santiago M.

Clin Rheumatol. 2010 Dec;29(12):1345-51. doi: 10.1007/s10067-010-1544-x. Epub 2010 Aug 5. Review.


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[Brazilian lyme-like disease or Baggio-Yoshinari syndrome: exotic and emerging Brazilian tick-borne zoonosis].

Yoshinari NH, Mantovani E, Bonoldi VL, Marangoni RG, Gauditano G.

Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2010 May-Jun;56(3):363-9. Review. English, Portuguese. 

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Antibody reactivity to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto antigens in patients from the Brazilian Amazon region with skin diseases not related to Lymedisease.

Santos M, Ribeiro-Rodrigues R, Lobo R, Talhari S.

Int J Dermatol. 2010 May;49(5):552-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2010.04393.x.


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Borrelia Burgdorferi "sensu lato" in Brazil: Occurrence confirmed by immunohistochemistry and focus floating microscopy.

Talhari S, de Souza Santos MN, Talhari C, de Lima Ferreira LC, Silva RM Jr, Zelger B, Massone C, Ribeiro-Rodrigues R.

Acta Trop. 2010 Sep;115(3):200-4. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2010.02.017. Epub 2010 Mar 6.


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21.  Lsa63, a newly identified surface protein of Leptospira interrogans binds laminin and collagen IV.
       Vieira ML, de Morais ZM, Gonçales AP, Romero EC, Vasconcellos SA, Nascimento AL.
J Infect. 2010 Jan;60(1):52-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2009.10.047. Epub 2009 Oct 30.
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[Occurrence of ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in the municipality of Goiatins, Tocantins].

Martins TF, Spolidorio MG, Batista TC, Oliveira IA, Yoshinari NH, Labruna MB.

Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2009 Apr-Jun;18(2):50-2. Portuguese. 


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The immunomodulatory action of sialostatin L on dendritic cells reveals its potential to interfere with autoimmunity.

Sá-Nunes A, Bafica A, Antonelli LR, Choi EY, Francischetti IM, Andersen JF, Shi GP, Chavakis T, Ribeiro JM, Kotsyfakis M.

J Immunol. 2009 Jun 15;182(12):7422-9. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.0900075.

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[Epidemiological characteristics of Lyme-like disease in children].

Passos SD, Gazeta RE, Latorre Mdo R, Durigon EL, Gauditano G, Yoshinari NH.

Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2009 Mar-Apr;55(2):139-44. Portuguese. 

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Behavioral and attitudes survey about Lyme disease among a Brazilian population in the endemic area of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Heller JE, Benito-Garcia E, Maher NE, Chibnik LB, Maher CP, Shadick NA.

J Immigr Minor Health. 2010 Jun;12(3):377-83. doi: 10.1007/s10903-008-9187-6. Epub 2008 Sep 16.


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Clinical and therapeutic aspects of dementia in syphilis and Lyme disease.

Nitrini R.

Handb Clin Neurol. 2008;89:819-23. doi: 10.1016/S0072-9752(07)01271-7. No abstract available. 


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A hard tick relapsing fever group spirochete in a Brazilian Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus.

Yparraguirre LA, Machado-Ferreira E, Ullmann AJ, Piesman J, Zeidner NS, Soares CA.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2007 Winter;7(4):717-21.


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Infectious neuropathy.

de Freitas MR.

Curr Opin Neurol. 2007 Oct;20(5):548-52. Review.


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Lyme disease like syndrome associated lymphocytoma: first case report in Brazil.

Yoshinari N, Spolidorio M, Bonoldi VL, Sotto M.

Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2007 Aug;62(4):525-6. No abstract available. 

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Description of Lyme disease-like syndrome in Brazil. Is it a new tick borne disease or Lyme disease variation?

Mantovani E, Costa IP, Gauditano G, Bonoldi VL, Higuchi ML, Yoshinari NH.

Braz J Med Biol Res. 2007 Apr;40(4):443-56. Review.

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[Bilateral tonic pupil as the only remaining ophthalmic sign of Lyme disease: case report].

Fugimoto F, Ghanem RC, Monteiro ML.

Arq Bras Oftalmol. 2005 May-Jun;68(3):381-4. Epub 2005 Jul 26. Portuguese. 

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Ixodes (Ixodes) pararicinus Keirans & Clifford, 1985 (Acari: Ixodidae): description of the immature stages, distribution, hosts and medical/veterinary importance.

Venzal JM, Estrada-Peña A, Barros-Battesti DM, Onofrio VC, Beldoménico PM.

Syst Parasitol. 2005 Mar;60(3):225-34.


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The thermophilic, homohexameric aminopeptidase of Borrelia burgdorferi is a member of the M29 family of metallopeptidases.

Bertin PB, Lozzi SP, Howell JK, Restrepo-Cadavid G, Neves D, Teixeira AR, de Sousa MV, Norris SJ, Santana JM.

Infect Immun. 2005 Apr;73(4):2253-61.

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Recombinant antigen-based immuno-slot blot method for serodiagnosis of syphilis.

Sato NS, Suzuki T, Ueda T, Watanabe K, Hirata RD, Hirata MH.

Braz J Med Biol Res. 2004 Jul;37(7):949-55. Epub 2004 Jun 22.

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Coexistence of antibodies to tick-borne agents of babesiosis and Lymeborreliosis in patients from Cotia county, State of São Paulo, Brazil.

Yoshinari NH, Abrão MG, Bonoldi VL, Soares CO, Madruga CR, Scofield A, Massard CL, da Fonseca AH.

Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2003 Apr;98(3):311-8. Epub 2003 Jul 18.

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Sudden deafness and Lyme disease.

Lorenzi MC, Bittar RS, Pedalini ME, Zerati F, Yoshinari NH, Bento RF.

Laryngoscope. 2003 Feb;113(2):312-5.


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Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies in dogs from Cotia county, São Paulo State, Brazil.

Joppert AM, Hagiwara MK, Yoshinari NH.

Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2001 Sep-Oct;43(5):251-5.

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Parasitism by Ixodes didelphidis and I. loricatus (Acari: Ixodidae) on small wild mammals from an Atlatic Forest in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Barros-Battesti DM, Yoshinari NH, Bonoldi VL, De Castro Gomes A.

J Med Entomol. 2000 Nov;37(6):820-7.


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[Outline of Lyme borreliosis in Brazil].

Yoshinari NH, de Barros PJ, Bonoldi VL, Ishikawa M, Battesti DM, Pirana S, da Fonseca AH, Schumaker TT.

Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo. 1997 Mar-Apr;52(2):111-7. Portuguese. 


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41.  [Lyme disease in Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil: report of three clinical cases, including the first of Lyme meningitis in Brazil].

Costa IP, Yoshinari NH, Barros PJ, Bonoldi VL, Leon EP, Zeitune AD, Cossermelli W.

Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo. 1996 Nov-Dec;51(6):253-7. Portuguese. 


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Current concepts on the transmission of bacteria and parasites by blood components.

Wendel Neto S.

Sao Paulo Med J. 1995 Nov-Dec;113(6):1036-52. Review.


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Current concepts on transmission of bacteria and parasites by blood components.

Wendel S.

Vox Sang. 1994;67 Suppl 3:161-74. Review. No abstract available. 


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[Lyme disease. Report of a case observed in Brazil].

Yoshinari NH, Oyafuso LK, Monteiro FG, de Barros PJ, da Cruz FC, Ferreira LG, Bonasser F, Baggio D, Cossermelli W.

Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo. 1993 Jul-Aug;48(4):170-4. Portuguese. 


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[Lyme disease: cutaneous involvement and treatment of the initial phases].

Barros PJ, Levy LH, Monteiro FG, Yoshinari NH.

Rev Assoc Med Bras. 1993 Jul-Sep;39(3):170-2. Portuguese. 


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Lyme disease in Chile.

Guzman L, Neira O.

J Rheumatol. 1993 May;20(5):774-5. No abstract available. 


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[Epidemiological study of Lyme disease in Brazil].

Hoshinari NH, Barros PJ, Yassuda P, Baggio D, Steere AC, Pagliarine RC, Cossermelli W.

Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo. 1992 Mar-Apr;47(2):71-5. Review. Portuguese. 


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Lyme disease in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Azulay RD, Azulay-Abulafia L, Sodré CT, Azulay DR, Azulay MM.

Int J Dermatol. 1991 Aug;30(8):569-71.


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[A review of Lyme disease].

Yoshinari NH, Steere AC, Cossermelli W.

AMB Rev Assoc Med Bras. 1989 Jan-Feb;35(1):34-8. Review. Portuguese. 


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